The Resource The girl he used to know, Tracey Garvis Graves

The girl he used to know, Tracey Garvis Graves

Label
The girl he used to know
Title
The girl he used to know
Statement of responsibility
Tracey Garvis Graves
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annika (rhymes with Monica) Rose is an English major at the University of Illinois. Anxious in social situations where she finds most people's behavior confusing, she'd rather be surrounded by the order and discipline of books or the quiet solitude of playing chess. Jonathan Hoffman joined the chess club and lost his first game, and his heart, to the shy and awkward, yet brilliant and beautiful Annika. He admires her ability to be true to herself, quirks and all, and accepts the challenges involved in pursuing a relationship with her. Jonathan and Annika bring out the best in each other, finding the confidence and courage within themselves to plan a future together. What follows is a tumultuous yet tender love affair that withstands everything except the unforeseen tragedy that forces them apart, shattering their connection and leaving them to navigate their lives alone. Now, a decade later, fate reunites Annika and Jonathan in Chicago. She's living the life she wanted as a librarian. He's a Wall Street whiz, recovering from a divorce and seeking a fresh start. The attraction and strong feelings they once shared are instantly rekindled, but until they confront the fears and anxieties that drove them apart, their second chance will end before it truly begins
Summary
A tumultuous but tender love affair between a socially awkward chess club member and a courageous, quirky girl is shattered by an unforeseen tragedy that forces them to confront respective anxieties when they reunite a decade later
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10764047
Cataloging source
DLC
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Garvis Graves, Tracey
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Divorced men
  • Man-woman relationships
  • First loves
  • Librarians
  • Autism
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl he used to know, Tracey Garvis Graves
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065206177
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
403 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The girl he used to know, Tracey Garvis Graves
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065206177
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
403 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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